CG Matanga consoles late cop`s family

by | Jul 2, 2021 | Local News | 0 comments

Mako Jerera

The Zimbabwe Republic Police Commissioner General Godwin Matanga has sent commiserations to the family of Constable Parity Makaitei Karimazondo, an ofricer who was run over by a ZUPCO bus at a roadblock in Bulawayo yesterday.

Constable Karimazondo was stationed at ZRP Bulawayo West Traffic Department.

Cst Karimazondo was with her colleagues attending to a roadblock and it was when she was crossing the road the bus hit her and dragged her for about 30 metres and she sustained heavy injuries which led to her death.

In a statement, National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said CG Matanga and the police force was saddened by the mishap.

“Constable Karimazondo was trying to cross the road and as she did, she was struck by the bus, trapped and dragged for 33 metres. She died on the spot. We offer our condolences to the family as said by the police Commissioner-General.
It is an unfortunate incident and we are urging drivers to be responsible on the road and they shouldn’t speed. When approaching police checkpoints, they should proceed with caution. When stopped they should stop and wait for further instructions from the police officers,” the statement read.

ZRP encouraged due care on the road.